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Posts tagged ‘rest’

I’m Out of the Boat… Now What?


I took that step. I was obedient. I resigned from my job and moved into a different rental. Everything familiar had changed. So… now what, Jesus?

But He didn’t give me the next step. All He said was, “Rest.”

Oh.

Well, not what I was expecting, but if that’s what He wants I’ll do it.  (more…)

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May 2013 Ministry Update


Happy Summer!

I hope you had a restful and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend!

Summer has definitely kicked in around here. We have many things on our calendar for the upcoming months. Here are a few of them in my attached update.  (more…)

Are You Weary?


There has been an epidemic recently… everyone I talked to was tired, weary, and generally just feeling blah. I just emailed my favorite girls (my small group) to hopefully encourage all of us all right out of this tired feeling. I sure don’t like feeling lethargic, apathetic, and generally worn out. I want to be filled with the strength, joy, and peace that comes from Jesus.

So here’s what I wrote:

I noticed over the past week that there has been a lot of tiredness and weariness going around. And in talking to many of you, you have expressed the same thing. I know that I’ve been more tired than usual lately. It reminded me of what Jesus said in Matthew 11:28-30: 28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (more…)

June 2011 Ministry Update


Happy summer! Can you believe June is almost done already?

How can I be praying for you this month? I love being able to share in taking your requests to the Father.

If you have any trouble viewing my update, click on it to enlarge it, or let me know and I will email you a copy. (more…)

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